New Zealand vs India 1st ODI Playing XI
New Zealand vs India 1st ODI Playing XI

Hamilton New Zealand

After India’s historic win of 0-5 over the New Zealand they stepped into the first ODI match against them at the Seddon Park in Hamilton on 5th of February. Mayank Agarwal with an average of 67.10 is supersede the injured Rohit Sharma. In the world cup 2019 he initially called to replace Vijay Shankar but withdrawn after the tournament.

Mayank Agarwal

New Zealand vs India 1st ODI Mayank Agarwal replace Rohit Sharma
New Zealand vs India 1st ODI Mayank Agarwal replace Rohit Sharma

In the U-19 Cooch Behar Trophy(2008-09) he scored 432 runs in 5 matches. Made his List A debut in Vijay Hazare Trophy in 2012. He made his first-class debut in 2013 against Jharkhand and scored 90 from 144 balls. In the 2017-18 Ranji trophy he scored a spectacular maiden Triple hundred. In the Vijay Hazare trophy he scored a magnificent 723 runs in just eight matches. He made his test debut against Australia and also holds a record for highest score of 76 by an Indian cricket in his first Match.

Prithvi Shaw

New Zealand vs India 1st ODI Prithiv shaw and Mayank Agarwal holding the U19 World cup
New Zealand vs India 1st ODI Prithiv shaw and Mayank Agarwal holding the U19 World cup.

On the other hand it is Prithvi Shaw joins the hand with Mayank Agarwal in the first ODI. He successfully won the U19 World cup for India with a contribution of 261. At an young age of 14 he made an unbelievable strike of 546 off 330 balls in an innings. Moreover in Ranji Trophy (2016-17) and Duleep Trophy (2017) shaw includes centuries. Which is previously achieved by The Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar. After the successful  achievement of U19 World cup these two joins their hand once again in the 1st ODI against New Zealand. Moreover it make Indian cricket fans to expect higher performance.

The Playing XI for the 1st ODI:

Prithvi Shaw, Mayank Agarwal, Virat Kohli (c), Shreyas Iyer, Lokesh Rahul (wk), Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Shami, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah.